March Satellite Report

Arguably it could be said that satellite operations in March have been a bit thin on the ground for me, however, there has been some reasonable stations heard on the birds. AO-91 provided quite a few new squares for me with VY0ERC have been operational in cold...

February 2017 Satellite Report

February 2018 Satellite Report by Peter 2M0SQL in IO87ip February was a cold month up in Elgin, saw a reasonable amount of snow and of course freezing temperatures which doesn’t make you want to go outside much, so limited shack improvements, I’ve also been busy on...

January 2018 Satellite report

January was an interesting month with the launch of AO-92 and PicSat which increased interest more by amateurs however total QSOs this month for myself have been low sitting around 72 QSOs which is pretty poor used to work more than that in a week however with the...

July Satellite Report

Instead of writing into magazines saying what I’ve worked on satellites I thought I’d switch it up and write blog posts instead allowing more viewers to see what can be worked, so this report is the start of that. Since moving to Scotland it has reset my DXCC/VUCC...
Yaesu G-5500 & FoxDelta ST2 Remote Control

Yaesu G-5500 & FoxDelta ST2 Remote Control

With a recent location change to Elgin, Scotland I had to implement some temporary shack changes to get back on air quickly. The biggest annoyance with rotators is the fact it needs two control cables and with the temporary shack being the corner of the kitchen I must...

Try Amateur Satellites Talk – RSGB Convention 2016

At this year’s RSGB Convention I was asked to present on the topic of try amateur satellites, below is the slides from the talk, its hard to cover the topic in 40mins~ so if you want further information please get in touch 🙂   Download the slides as a...